WWE NXT Results (1/8/20): The Undisputed Era vs. Gallus

WWE NXT
January 8, 2020
The NXT Arena
Winter Park, Florida

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Transcription by Josh Lopez

Rhea Ripley, Toni Stormi, Kay Lee Ray, Io Shirai, Bianca BelAir, and Candice LeRae In-Ring Segment

Rhea Ripley: Memories. Like being inside this ring. Like becoming your new NXT Women’s Champion. Celebrating on top of your shoulders. It’s memories like these that I’m never going to forget.

Toni Storm: Rhea, congratulations. I am so proud of you. I am honestly. You deserves this, but you remember that time I beat you? Remember that time when I beat you, twice? See, here’s what’s going to happen. This Sunday, I’m going to become NXT UK Women’s Champion, again. At Worlds Collide, i’m going to become a double champion. That’s only if you got the guts to accept.

Rhea Ripley: Really Toni? Alright. You know what? I wouldn’t mind beating you, so I accept.

Kay Lee Ray: Well Toni, nobody really believes that, do they? Because there is no way that you will be taking this title from me on Sunday, never mind making it to Worlds Collide.

Io Shirai: Mine.

Bianca BelAir: Girl, uh uh. I got 2020 vision and I can see that I better than you. You don’t even go here. I’m defintiely better than you, champ.

– Candice LeRae walks down to the ring.

Rhea Ripley: Stop. Let me guess, Candice. You want to fight too? You know what? So do I?

A pier six brawl ensues to close this segment. Per William Regal, we’ll have a 6-Woman Tag Team Match, next.

First Match: Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, and Candice LeRae vs. Io Shirai, Kay Lee Ray, and Bianca BelAir in a 6-Woman Tag Team Match 

LeRae starts things off with a Suicide Dive. LeRae rolls Shirai back into the ring. LeRae with a Back Senton Splash for a one count. LeRae tags in Ripley. Ripley kicks Shirai in the chest. Ray tags herself in. Quick shoving contest. Ray pie faces Ripley. Ripley is pissed. Ripley blocks a punch from Ray. Ripley with three short-arm clotheslines. Ripley nails Ray with The Hook Kick. Ripley dumps Ray face first on the canvas. Ripley tags in Storm. Storm delivers her combination offense. Storm drops Ray with The Big Boot for a two count. Ray delivers a gut punch. Ray drives her knee into the midsection of Storm. Ray tags in BelAir. Double Vertical Suplex for a two count. BelAir stomps on Storm’s back. BelAir taunts Ripley. BelAir slams Storm’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. BelAir repeatedly stomps on Storm’s chest. BelAir bodyslams Storm for a two count. BelAir toys around with Storm.

Storm reverses out of the irish whip from BelAir. BelAir dives over Storm. BelAir shows off her athleticism. BelAir with clubbing shoulder blocks. BelAir abuses the referee’s five count. BelAir with a forearm shiver to the chest. BelAir goes for a Delayed Bodyslam, but Storm lands back on her feet. Storm tags LeRae. Storm decks BelAir with a back elbow smash. LeRae delivers a Missile Dropkick. Ray tags herself in. LeRae with a chop/forearm combination. LeRae with a Running Hip Attack. Following a snap mare takeover, LeRae is distracted by Shirai. Ray SuperKicks LeRae in mid-air for a two count. Ray punches LeRae in the back. Ray tags in Shirai. Shirai with clubbing axe handle strike. Shirai kicks LeRae in the gut. Shirai hits The FlapJack. Shirai with a basement dropkick for a one count. Shirai inadvertently knocks BelAir off the ring apron.

Shirai stomps on LeRae’s back. Shirai applies a rear chin lock. LeRae with an arm-drag takeover. Shirai drops LeRae with a shoulder tackle. Shirai tags in Ray. Ray is putting the boots to LeRae. Ray with a snap mare takeover. Ray drives her knee into LeRae’s back. Ray applies the sitting abdominal stretch. LeRae with heavy bodyshots. Ray pulls LeRae down to the mat. Ray is choking LeRae with her boot. Ray tags in BelAir. BelAir kicks LeRae in the gut. BelAir talks smack to LeRae. LeRae with two palm strikes. BelAir fires back with clubbing forearms to LeRae’s back for a two count. BelAir applies a rear chin lock. LeRae gets back to a vertical base. LeRae rolls BelAir over for a two count. BelAir puts LeRae down with the shoulder block. BelAir tags in Ray.

Ray goes for a Vertical Suplex, but LeRae counters with the small package for a two count. Ray drops LeRae with a charging double sledge. Ray using the rear chin lock to wear down LeRae. Ray sends LeRae to the corner. Ray slaps LeRae in the chest. Ray tags in BelAir. BelAir with a Snap Vertical Suplex for a two count. BelAir applies the cravate. LeRae sends BelAir tumbling to the floor. BelAir stops LeRae in her tracks. BelAir with a forearm smash. BelAir tags in Ray. Ray lands The Swanton Bomb for a two count. BelAir Spears Storm. Ripley dropkicks BelAir. Shirai uppercuts Ripley. LeRae with a Step Up Enzuigiri. Shirai, Ray and BelAir continues to cut the ring in half during the commercial break. LeRae drills Ray with The Reverse Hurricanrana. BelAir tags herself in.

BelAir with a Big Biel Throw. BelAir shoves Ripley off the ring apron. BelAir goes for a Corner Spear, but LeRae ducks out of the way. Storm and Ray are tagged in. Storm with two clotheslines. Storm HeadButts Shirai. Storm applies a waist lock. Ray decks Storm with a back elbow smash. Storm avoids The Step Up Enzuigiri. Storm with a Snap German Suplex. Storm with a Running Forearm Smash for a two count. Ray SuperKicks Storm. Ray tags in Shirai. Shirai hits The ShotGun Meteora. Shirai follows that with a Butterfly BackBreaker. Shirai drags Storm to the corner. Shirai prepares for The MoonSault. BelAir tags herself in. BelAir tells Shirai to get down. BelAir gets Storm in position for The KOD. Shirai with a SpringBoard Missile Dropkick. Shirai heads to the backstage area. Storm tags in Ripley. Ripley drops BelAir with The Big Boot. Ripley with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Ripley with a low dropkick. Ripley connects with The Rip Tide to pickup the victory.

Winner: Rhea Ripley, Toni Storm, and Candice LeRae via Pinfall 

Tommaso Ciampa Promo 

Sometimes in life, you just gotta bet on yourself. Quiet all the voices. Listen to your instincts. That’s exactly what I did. It led me to the NXT Title. It led me to Goldie. 238 days, I was the greatest NXT Champion of all-time. It was the 238 greatest days of my life, then it stopped. I broke my damn neck. I had surgery and I handed my title over. I handed over my life. There are days that I wake up and I don’t even recognize the man looking me back in the mirror. I watched Adam Cole. I watched what he has done. It leaves me with emptiness inside. I need to fill that emptiness. I need to know. Adam Cole, you took my life and I want my life back.

Second Match: Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel) vs. The Forgotten Sons w/Jaxson Ryker in a First Round Match In The 2020 Dusty Rhodes Classic Tournament 

Aichner and Blake will start things off. Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Blake drives his knee into the midsection of Aichner. Blake immediately tags in Cutler. Forgotten Sons with a Double Uranage BackBreaker for a one count. Cutler tags in Blake. Double Elbow Knockdown for a two count. Aichner fights out of the fireman’s carry position. Aichner brings Blake to the corner. Aichner tags in Barthel. Imperium with Stereo Low Dropkicks for a two count. Barthel uppercuts Blake. Blake responds with a DDT. Aichner and Cutler are tagged in.

Haymaker Exchange. Aichner slaps Cutler in the chest. Aichner kicks Cutler in the gut. Aichner uppercuts Cutler. Cutler ducks a clothesline from Aichner. Cutler drops Aichner with The Busaiku Knee Strike. Cutler follows that with a Butterfly BackBreaker for a two count. Cutler applies The Boston Crab. Cutler with a forearm smash to Barthel. Cutler goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Aichner lands back on his feet. Aichner tags in Barthel. Barthel with an Apron Enzuigiri. Aichner with a Belly to Back Suplex. Barthel hooks the leg for a two count. Barthel slams Cutler’s head on the top turnbuckle pad. Barthel puts Cutler on the top turnbuckle. Barthel tags in Aichner.

Cutler kicks Aichner in the face. Cutler with a straight right hand. Aichner catches Cutler in mid-air. Aichner goes for a The Samoan Drop, but Cutler lands back on his feet. Cutler tags in Blake. Barthel sends Cutler tumbling to the floor. Aichner with a Rolling Senton. Barthel tags himself in. Aichner goes for The MoonSault, but Blake gets his feet up in the air. Blake ducks a clothesline from Barthel. Blake with a Running Lariat. Blake goes for The Quebrada, but Barthel gets his feet up in the air. Imperium with a Biel Throw/Brain Buster for a two count. Imperium prepares for The European Bomb. Cutler pulls Aichner out of the ring. Cutler slams Aichner’s head on the steel barricade. Forgotten Sons hits their SuperKick/Fisherman’s Driver Combination for a two count.

Aichner with a Flying Crossbody Block. Barthel and Blake are trading back and forth shots. Blake slaps Barthel in the chest. Blake with a back elbow smash. Blake with an Inverted Atomic Drop. Blake dropkicks Barthel. Aichner tags himself in. Blake ducks a clothesline from Barthel. Aichner hits The SpineBuster. Barthel follows that with The PK. Aichner goes for a PowerBomb, but Blake counters with a Hurricanrana. Blake dropkicks Barthel. Blake applies The Skull End. Barthel with a Step Up Enzuigiri that sends Cutler crashing into Ryker. Aichner rolls Blake over for a two count. Imperium connects with The European Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Imperium (Fabian Aichner & Marcel Barthel) via Pinfall 

Third Match: Austin Theory vs. Joaquin Wilde 

Collar and Elbow Tie Up. Wilde applies a hammerlock. Wilde with a side headlock takeover. Wilde grabs the left ankle of Theory. Wilde lunges over Theory. Wilde with a high elbow smash. Wilde kicks Theory in the gut. Wilde uppercuts Theory. Theory reverses out of the irish whip from Wilde. Wilde dives over Theory. Wilde with a HeadScissors TakeOver. Theory dumps Wilde throat first on the top rope. Theory with a corner clothesline. Theory pulls Wilde down to the mat. Theory with a SlingShot Foot Stomp.

Theory follows that with The Fisherman’s Suplex for a two count. Theory kicks Wilde in the back. Theory applies the cobra clutch. Wilde with heavy bodyshots. Theory with a forearm smash. Wilde ducks a clothesline from Theory. Wilde with two clotheslines. Wilde side steps Theory into the turnbuckles. Wilde delivers The Pendulum Kick. Wilde with a Flying Hurricanrana. Theory responds with a Roll Through Dropkick. Theory connects with The Unproven Cutter to pickup the victory.

Winner: Austin Theory via Pinfall 

Fourth Match: The Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) vs. Gallus (Mark Coffey & Wolfgang) in a First Round Match In The 2020 Dusty Rhodes Classic Tournament 

Wolfgang attacks Undisputed Era before the bell rings. Wolfgang with a Big Biel Throw. O’Reilly kicks Wolfgang in the face. Forearm Exchange. O’Reilly kicks the left hamstring of Wolfgang. Wolfgang clotheslines O’Reilly. Wolfgang sends O’Reilly to the corner. Wolfgang tags in Coffey. Coffey delivers a gut punch. Second Forearm Exchange. Coffey is distracted by Fish. That allows O’Reilly to kick Coffey from behind. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Fish with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Coffey drives Fish back first into the turnbuckles. Coffey with rapid fire bodyshots. Coffey with a Big Biel Throw. Fish kicks the left knee of Coffey. Coffey responds with a Back Body Drop. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Gallus with a double monkey flip. Wolfgang with two uppercuts. Tip up by Fish. Wolfgang goes for a PowerSlam, but Adam Cole gets in the way. Fish tees off on Wolfgang. Undisputed Era starts cutting the ring in half.

O’Reilly delivers his combination offense. Wolfgang with forearm shivers. O’Reilly continues to kick the left hamstring of Wolfgang. O’Reilly applies a front face lock. Wolfgang bodyslams O’Reilly. Wolfgang tags in Coffey. Coffey with a knife edge chop. Coffey whips O’Reilly back and chest into the turnbuckles. Coffey taunts Fish. O’Reilly with Muay Thai Knee Strikes. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Coffey drops O’Reilly with a Knee Lift. Wolfgang with a Flying Senton Splash. Wolfgang with a Hip Toss to Fish. Wolfgang follows that with a Running Crossbody Block into the turnbuckles. Wolfgang sends Fish tumbling to the floor. Wolfgang clotheslines O’Reilly off the ring apron. Undisputed Era yells at Wolfgang. Undisputed is trying to wear down Wolfgang during the commercial break.

O’Reilly applies a wrist lock. Wolfgang with forearm shivers. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Fish knocks Coffey off the ring apron. Wolfgang decks Fish with a back elbow smash. Wolfgang is displaying his fighting spirit. The numbers are too much for Wolfgang. Double Mid-Kick for a two count. Fish with clubbing crossfaces. Fish applies a sleeper hold. Wolfgang dumps Fish back first on the canvas. Fish tags in O’Reilly. Wolfgang with a Side Walk Slam. Wolfgang kicks Fish out of the ring. O’Reilly stops Wolfgang in his tracks. O’Reilly applies The Ankle Lock. Fish pulls Coffey off the apron. Coffey drops Fish with a forearm smash. Wolfgang creates distance with a Back Body Drop. Wolfgang tags in Coffey. Coffey with an Inside Out Lariat. Coffey with a Running European Uppercut. Following a snap mare takeover, Coffey with a double axe handle strike. Coffey with a Back Body Drop to Fish.

Coffey blasts Cole off the apron. Coffey with a Half Nelson Slam for a two count. Coffey goes for a Vertical Suplex, but O’Reilly lands back on his feet. O’Reilly negates The ChokeSlam. O’Reilly with a short knee lift. O’Reilly tags in Fish. Undisputed Era are double teaming Coffey. Fish with the cover for a two count. Muay Thai Knee Strike/Forearm Fest in the corner. O’Reilly inadvertently clocks Fish with The Helluva Kick. Coffey with a Belly to Back Suplex. Coffey tags in Wolfgang. Wolfgang catapults O’Reilly into The Samoan Drop from Coffey for a two count. Undisputed Era and Gallus are trading back and forth shots. O’Reilly with The Rolling Elbow. Wolfgang responds with The Big Boot. Assisted Fosbury Flop. Cole nails Wolfgang with the Step Up Enzuigiri. Undisputed Era connects with The Total Elimination to pickup the victory.

Winner: The Undisputed Era (Bobby Fish & Kyle O’Reilly) via Pinfall 

– The Grizzled Young Veterans Vignette.

– There will be a Women’s Battle Royal next week on NXT. The winner will become the Number One Contender To The WWE NXT Women’s Championship.

Johnny Gargano & Finn Balor Segment 

Fifth Match: Mia Yim vs. Kayden Carter 

Feeling out process after the bell rings. Strike Exchange. Neither lady can seem to string a series of moves together. Carter goes for multiple rollups, but Yim stands still. Yim drops Carter with a shoulder tackle. Carter runs into Yim. Carter slaps Yim in the chest. Carter with a Lucha Libre Arm-Drag. Carter dropkicks Yim for a two count. Carter ducks two clotheslines from Yim. Carter goes for a Running Hurricanrana, but Yim counters with a SitOut PowerBomb for a two count. Yim with clubbing mid-kicks. Yim with a basement dropkick for a two count.

Yim applies the surfboard stretch. Carter falls on top of Yim for a two count. Yim hits The Back Drop Driver for a two count. Yim unloads two knife edge chops. Carter avoids The Helluva Kick. Carter with forearm shivers. Carter sweeps the legs of Yim. Carter delivers The Face Wash. Carter with a Cazadora SuperKick for a two count. Yim connects with The Leaping Protect Yo Neck to pickup the victory. After the match, Chelsea Green attacks Yim and Carter from behind. She has a new manager. His name is Robert Stone.

Winner: Mia Yim via Pinfall 

Sixth Match: Keith Lee vs. Dominik Dijakovic vs. Damian Priest vs. Cameron Grimes in a Fatal Four Way Match. The Winner Will Become The Number One Contender For The WWE NXT North American Championship 

Lee throws Grimes into the turnbuckles. Lee ducks a clothesline from Priest. Dijakovic launches Priest to the corner. Grimes and Priest avoids the meeting of the minds. Priest applies The Skull End. Grimes kicks Lee in the face. Priest decks Dijakovic with a back elbow smash. Following a snap mare takeover, Lee and Dijakovic are trying to out perform the other. Double Haymakers. Lee blocks a boot from Dijakovic. Lee leapfrogs over Dijakovic. Lee drops down on the canvas. Dijakovic is not falling for Lee’s games. Dijakovic side steps a flurry of kicks from Lee. Priest is throwing haymakers at Lee. Grimes repeatedly stomps on Dijakovic’s back. Priest drops Grimes with a straight right hand. Priest whips Dijakovic to the corner. Priest with a Jumping Back Elbow Smash. Dijakovic delivers his combination offense. Lee catches Priest in mid-air.

Lee uses Priest as a weapon. Lee PowerBombs Priest on Dijakovic’s back for a two count. Grimes kicks Lee in the chest. Dijakovic with a forearm smash. Dijakovic and Grimes are double teaming Lee on the outside. Lee hulks up. Lee decks Dijakovic with a back elbow smash. Grimes attacks Lee from behind. Priest lands The SomerSault Plancha. Priest rolls Grimes back into the ring. Grimes side steps Priest into the turnbuckles. Grimes dropkicks Priest for a one count. Grimes rakes the eyes of Priest. Grimes kicks Priest in the back. Grimes uppercuts Priest. Grimes blasts Priest with a knife edge chop. Grimes kicks Priest in the chest. Priest responds with a spinning elbow strike. Grimes ducks a clothesline from Priest. Grimes clotheslines Priest over the top rope. Dijakovic rolls Lee back into the ring. Dijakovic is putting the boots to Lee during the commercial break.

Dijakovic with a back elbow smash. Dijakovic is mauling Lee in the corner. Dijakovic goes for a Vertical Suplex, but Lee blocks it. Lee HeadButts Dijakovc. Lee nails Dijakovic with Grizzly Magnum. Priest dumps Grimes face first on the ring apron. Lee stares down Priest. Priest with a Discus Boot. Lee responds with a Leaping HeadButt. Lee with The SuperPlex. Dijakovic lands The MoonSault for a two count. Dijakovic goes for a ChokeSlam, but Grimes blocks it. Grimes with a leaping forearm smash. Grimes SuperKicks Dijakovic. Grimes with a High RoundHouse Kick. Grimes follows that with a Bridging German Suplex for a two count. Priest rocks Grimes with two forearm smashes. Priest with a 360 RoundHouse Kick. Priest goes for a Top Rope FrankenSteiner, but Lee catches Grimes in mid-air. Dijakovic drops Priest with The Big Boot. Dijakovic kicks Lee in the gut.

Dijakovic connects with The Feast Your Eyes. Lee delivers The Pounce. Priest responds with The Reckoning for a two count. Priest unloads a cavalcade of kicks. Priest and Dijakovic are trading back and forth shots. Both men are knocked down after a Double Big Boot. Double ChokeSlam? Lee rises from the ashes. Lee with a Double ChokeSlam. Grimes hits The Collision Course for a two count. Grimes with a RoundHouse Kick. Dijakovic knocks Priest off the ring apron. Grimes wipes out Priest with The Asai MoonSault. Grimes follows that with The CaveMan Stomp on the apron. Lee chops Grimes in mid-air. Grimes with a forearm smash. Grimes with a RoundHouse Kick. Lee plants Grimes with The Spirit Bomb to pickup the victory.

Winner: Keith Lee via Pinfall 

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Author: Josh Lopez